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[movies]USS Franklin (CV-13) At Pearl Harbor, 02/1945 - United States. Navy
National Archives description: "MS USS Franklin (framed by palm trees in FG) underway in enclosed waters; anchored ships, BG (SV). MS Bow of the Franklin as ship comes alongside dock; personnel on dock; large crane in operation, FG. MS Midship of USS Franklin (from dock) showing island; anti-aircraft batteries forward off island. LS The Franklin underway in inland shipping; at anchor, mountainous terrain, BG...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; USS Franklin (CV-13); World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; USS Franklin; WWII In Color
Downloads: 29
[movies]Marine Action On Beach Of Okinawa, 04/04/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #13001.National Archives description "MS PAN Great quantities of supply materials being stacked on Okinawa beach; invasion fleet lies in BG.HS Small supply dump with LCVP"s & LCM"s on beach.CU Signalman uses semaphore flag.LS PAN Long line of LSM"s & LCI"s on shore; PAN Invasion fleet in anchorage and back to long line of LST"s on shore (SV).CU Fire aboard LST 599; many fire boats around ship putting hose up over side.CU Burning deck of the ship; remains of the cra...
Keywords: USS LST-599; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan -- Okinawa Island
Downloads: 39
[texts]The Official Chronology Of The U.S. Navy In World War II - Cressman, Robert J.
"This major update of the original 1955 study offers a well organized chronology of the operational aspects of the U.S. Navy's war in every theater." Table of Contents • Introduction 2 • Chapter I: Events of the Year 1939 6 • Chapter II: Events of the Year 1940 32 • Chapter III: Events of the Year 1941 74 • Chapter IV: Events of the Year 1942 138 • Chapter V: Events of the Year 1943 294 • Chapter VI: Events of the Year 1944 425 • Chapter VII: Events of the Year 1945 602 • Appen...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American -- Chronology; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Chronology; United States. -- Navy -- History -- World War, 1939-1945 -- Chronology; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American; United States. Navy
Downloads: 44
[movies]Invasion Of Theya Jima: Bombardment, 06/03/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #7970. National Archives description "1) LS Theya Jima beachhead, mountain BG.2) LS DD underway, smoke column rises BG.3) LS LCIs underway, Theya Jima BG.4) LS DD bombards Theya Jima BG.5) LS Smoke columns rise from Theya Jima beachhead BG.QUALITY: FAIR" National Archives Identifier: 78307 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II
Downloads: 4
[movies]Aerial Views, U.S. Navy Target Practice - United States. Navy
National Archives description: "1) AV 5 splashes to left of target 2) AV 5 splashes to left of target3) AV Straddle on target4) AV Splashes to left of target5) AV Splashes close aboard target6) AV Straddle near target7) AV Straddle on target8) AV Ditto, one falls astern target, AV Ditto, AV Target9) AV Splashes10) AV Splashes, target to right, towing ship BG11) AV Splashes near target12) AV Target, splashes & towing ship BG" National Archives Identifier: 75684 As always, any error or typo is min...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; US Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American
Downloads: 67
[movies]Pacific Story: AA Practice Aboard APA And Flag Hoists Aboard APA, 1944/04/08 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film # 10978. National Archives description: ""1) MS Two signal hoists going up to yard arm. (SV) v2)MS Four signals at one time at the port and starboard yard arm. SV up and down halyards. 3) HA LS Looking down on main deck of APA, men manning GQ stations, cargo boom in foreground. 4) LS Looking aft on the APA men manning their GQ stations. 5) HA LS Looking to the fantail of APA, gun crew mans 5"38 deck gun...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 19
[movies]Salvage Of Normandie, New York, 08/09/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #5065. National Archives description "1) MS MCU S.S. NORMANDIE on side-SV.2) MS NORMANDIE with lights (night shot).QUALITY: FAIR" National Archives Identifier: 77320 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; Normandie (Steamship); World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II
Downloads: 6
[movies]Mission Completed, 1945 - United States. Department of the Treasury
US Treasury "War Bonds" film. Also known as U.S. Navy film # MN 5051E. National Archives description: "Shows activities aboard an aircraft carrier in the Pacific Ocean as damaged planes return from a mission. A plane lands with one wheel. Another skids off the landing deck and hangs on the side of the ship. The third plane slides off the deck into the ocean, killing the pilot. States the cost of the plane and the cost of the pilot's training, but points out that a human life cannot be measured i...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; War Bonds; World War, 1939-1945; World War II
Downloads: 74
[movies]Bombardment Of Ie Shima, 04/13/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film # 7703. National Archives description: "1) LS-Pan Shoreline of Ie Shima under heavy bombardment, smoke columns & explosions seen.QUALITY: FAIR" National Archives Identifier: 78199 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II
Downloads: 30
[movies]Fueling At Sea In Heavy Weather, 04/02/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #7701. National Archives description "1) MS AO [SIC, "AC" (collier)] underway in rough sea during fueling operations. 2) MS AO [SIC, "AC" (collier)] pitching in rough sea, propeller rises out of water." National Archives Identifier: 78197
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II
[movies]Shelling Of Matsuwa & Various Sorties, 1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #7671not in the greatest shape. National Archives description " 1) CU Forecastle bridge & rail of DD heavily coated with ice-SV.2) LS Silhouette view of Omaha class cruiser in heavy seas underway.3) CU Heavy ice on forecastle & bridge-SV.4) CU Wake of DD, in heavy sea, iced depth charge racks FG.5) CU Heavily iced rail & bridge of DD-SV.6) MS Well iced side depth charge racks on DD.7) CU Officer posed for camera, enlisted man BG.8) MS DD in line of bearing.9) CU Fl...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II
[movies]John L. Sullivan Sworn In As Assistant Secretary Of The Navy For Air, 07/02/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #11218. No National Archives description. "National Archives Identifier: 2495378 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks.
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; Sullivan, John L. (John Lawrence), 1899-1982; World War II; WWII In Color
Downloads: 2
[movies]Student Divers Salvage Sunken Munitions Ship, SS El Estero, New York City, 07/12/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #6339. National Archives description "1) MS Salvage ship, crane hoists deck house above water. 2) LS Salvage ship. 3) MS Salvage crane hoists deck house onto barge. 4) MS 2 men fasten crane hook onto deck house.QUALITY: FAIR TO POOR" National Archives Identifier: 77829 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choi...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II; SS El Estero
Downloads: 7
[movies]Christening Of SS Forbes Road By Mrs. Ted Gamble, Portland, Ore., 06/20/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #4225. National Archives description: "1) MCU-CU Allied flags, U.S. flag hoisted, AO on ways BG-SV 2) CU Mrs, Ted Gamble-SV. 3) GV-Pan Spectators. 4) MS-GV AO goes down ways, workers in dock FG-SV. 5) GV Sponsoring party hoisted aloft in skip by crane." Ted Gamble was the National War Finance Director.National Archives Identifier: 77003 listed as "Christening Of USS Forbes Road By Mrs...
Keywords: WWII; SS Forbes Road; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; Rites And Ceremonies; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II
Downloads: 12
[movies]Okinawa Island Bombardment, 04/18/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film # 11447. National Archives description "This film shows the bombardment of Okinawa Island" National Archives Identifier: 2518989
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan -- Okinawa Island
Downloads: 37
[movies]Easter Sunday Activities, Espirito Santo, New Hebrides, 04/28/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #760. National Archives description: "1) GV, MS, CU Camouflaged mess hall, men lined up enter 2) SHS & CU Men wash kits--(scratched) 3) GV CU Sailors repair road, shovel dirt from truck, etc. 4) CU Man shovels dirt from truck 5) SHS Man levels dirt on road 6) SCU Sailor undresses, crawls in bunk, arranges mosquito bar, kills mosquitos. 7) MS & SCU Sailor husks, extracts meat from coconut 8) MS & SCU man makes ash tray from coconut 9) MS Sailor in hammock, fans hims...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Hospitals -- New Hebrides
Downloads: 29
[movies]U.S. Troops Arrive, Start Ashore, Attu Island, 05/11/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #785 National Archives description "1) MCU Comdr. & USA Col. shake hands. 2) MS Troops come on deck, AP in fog BG 3) MS-MCU From LC, troops lower supplies; troops in LC-SV. 4) MS LC underway, passes. MCU Troops in LC. 5) MS-Pan AP lowers LCs & tractor, troops at rail. 6) GV-Pan LCs mill around. MCU Bow LC. MS Troops in LC. 7) MS From LC, troop-filled LC BG; 3 LCs mill around 8) MCU From LC, troops, Col...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Alaska -- Aleutian Islands; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; Attu, Battle Of, Alaska, 1943; United States. Navy
Downloads: 24
[movies]Troops Run To General Quarters & Loading LSTs At Dock, 08/30/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #5610. National Archives description "1) MS Gen. Julian Smith, Adm. Wilkinson & Gen. Hodges on bridge, radar turns BG. 2) MS-CU Man signals blinker. 3) MS-CU Man signals blinker, other man receives message. 4) MS Interior shot--Men at typewriters receive messages. 5) MS-CU-Pan Scenes in operation"s room, men type, record messages, etc. 6) MCU LSD underway. 7) MS Man signals blinker...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; Wilkinson, Theodore Stark, 1888-1946; Landing Craft -- United States; World War II
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[movies]Japanese Plane Shot Down, 07/04/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #4870. National Archives description: "1) LS Japanese plane disintegrates, falls into sea in pieces." National Archives identifier: 77251 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks...
Keywords: WWII; United States. Navy; Kamikaze Pilots -- Japan; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, Japanese; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 124
[movies]October 16, 1945 Newsreel - U.S. Fleet Home From The Wars
Newsreel footage of warships returning home to the USA in various ports.
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American; Homecoming; World War II; Newsreel; World War II; WWII; United States. Navy; US Navy
Downloads: 408
[movies]Raising Of Sunken Destroyer USS Turner (DD-648), New York Harbor, N.Y, 07/19/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #4809. National Archives description: "1) MS Men on float put cable on hook. 2) CU Chain raises bow of sunken destroyer a few feet above water--SV. 3) CU Chain breaks, bow settles under water--SV." National Archives Identifier: 77229 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; USS Turner (DD-648); World War, 1939-1945; USS Turner; World War II; United States. Navy
Downloads: 26
[movies]Convoy In N.Y. Harbor, At Sea, SOCs Catapulted, 06/27/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1773. National Archives description "1) SHS HS Men guide sling to barge deck, carry cases. 2) SCU Ammunition cases hoisted & stores loaded. 3) MS-Pan Many ships leave N.Y. harbor (foggy). 4) SCU Lookout with phone looks thru instrument. 5) LS Convoy, blimp overhead-SV. 6) SCU MS Men, chains & 6" turrets, convoy BG-SV. 7) SHS SOC lifted from recov. mat to catapult. 8) SCU CU Cdr...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; USS Brooklyn; Curtiss SOC Seagull; USS Brooklyn (CL-40)
Downloads: 18
[movies]Church Services, "Argus Unit 7" Activities At Koli Point, Guadalcanal, 02/07/1944 - United States. Navy
U.S. Navy film #NPC 1892 Church Services, Argus Unit 7 Activities At Koli Point, Guadalcanal, 02/07/1944.Argus Units were small Navy amphibious commando units, which were tasked to set up forward radar and communications equipment in advance of larger operations. Article in Popular Mechanics at Google Books.Description at the National Archives: "1) GV MS Assembly soldiers at outdoor church service SV, (some OX)2) SHS Crane sling unloads LCVP at pier.3) SHS GV Men assemble radar unit-SV.4) GV Mob...
Keywords: WWII; radar; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II; Chaplains, Military -- United States; WWII In Color
Downloads: 47
[movies]Patrol Plane Activities, Pelican Pt., Australia, 07/02/1942 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #190. National Archives description "1) AV Pan Pelican Pt., Australia, bay, terrain - SV 2) AV pan bay & Pelican Point PBY on beach 3) CUs Radar - amall boats in bay PBY on beach 4) MS, LS&S-CU landing - MS PBY - SV 5) S-CU PBY beaching crew handle & refuel plane 6) S-CU pilot removed from blister, pick-a-back SV 7) LS Observation plane overhead 8) MS&S-CU cruiser, observ.plane overhead 9) LS Crew beaching PBY 10) MS small boat approaches 11) MS men flag in PBY 12)...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. -- Navy -- Aviation; World War II; Seaplanes -- United States
Downloads: 23
[movies]Crane Cable Breaks - LVTs Loaded On LSD, Guadalcanal - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1711. "LSD" in this 1940's context = "Landing Ship, Dock." The title says Guadalcanal but the description says "coast of Sicily" - not sure of this location.National Archives description "MS LVT being lowered onto deck of LSD, PAN to other LVT's sitting on deck. MS LVT's sitting on deck of LSD; enlisted men guiding landing vehicles on deck. MS Enlisted men hoisting oil drums from LVT...
Keywords: Tracked Landing Vehicles -- United States; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American; World War II; Landing Craft -- United States; WWII
Downloads: 61
[movies]Brazilian Expeditionary Force In Convoy To Mediterranean Theatre, 1944 - United States. Navy
 Extracted from U.S. Army film "Brazilian Expeditionary Force In Convoy To Mediterranean Theatre, 1944; Pre-Invasion Glider & Paratroops, Greenham Common, England, ca. 1944"National Archives Identifier: 15849 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Brazilian; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II; World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 47
[movies]Newseel: "Britain Evacuates Civilians In Crisis Over Hong Kong" - United States. Army
Extracted from U.S. Army film "China Flashes. Vol. 22-90,'Pilots Parade In China' ; Singapore Flashes. Vol. 24-40 ; China Flashes Vol. 40-571, China Builds Up For Attack ; China Flashes. Vol. 51-29, China Builds Up For Attack ; China Flashes Vol. 45-562, Ca. 1941 - Ca. 1945." National Archives Identifier: 16059 No National Archives description. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making ...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- China; Great Britain. -- Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; Newsreel; Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945
Downloads: 25
[movies]Cruisers Underway & Harbor Views, Noumea, New Caledonia, 05/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1758. National Archives description "1) MS CL underway in rain storm (SV). 2) LS Drydock; other ships (SV). 3) GV Trucks, jeeps, etc. along palm-lined road. 4) GV CL underway (SV). 5) CU Colors; radar. MS CU Men descend hatch." National Archives Identifier: 76185 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice an...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- New Caledonia
Downloads: 18
[texts]Air Task Organization In The Atlantic Ocean Area - United States. Navy
"This compilation of the air task organisation of the Atlantic Ocean Areas is believed to be reasonably complete and accurate. The basic source of information has been the operation plans and orders on file in Naval Records and Library, but data on the movement of units between the issuance of operation plans has come from war diaries, base, squadron and wing histories. In many cases where the organisation of the command in a given area has been intricate and confusing, administrative histories ...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Atlantic Ocean
Downloads: 35
[movies]Invasion Of Guam: Unloading 155mm Gun, 07/25/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #5235. National Archives description "1) LS Ships bombard Is., Is. BG.2) HS Men uncover hatch, lift out 155MM gun.3) HS 155mm gun lowered to LCM.QUALITY: GOOD" National Archives Identifier: 77418  As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Guam; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American
Downloads: 23
[movies]WWII PT Boats And WWI Quartermaster - United States. Army
Extracted from "Signal Corps Communications Training, Ft Monmouth, NJ (WW II) ; Gen Hap Arnold And Staff, Washington, DC (WW II) ; Soldiers Parade In Iceland (WW II) ; RAF Daylight Raid ((WW II) ; PT Boats (WW II) ; WW I Quartermaster, Ca. 1941 - Ca. 1945" National Archives Identifier: 13943 no description but very short silent film of PT boats then WWI footage of equipment on tables with men gathered around.As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to mak...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; Torpedo-boats -- United States
Downloads: 58
[movies]Okinawa Invasion, 03/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film # 7510. National Archives description "1) LS Beach under bombardment, smoke columns & explosions seen, shell bursts-SV.2) LS Beachhead at Okinawa as shells burst (including phosphorous shells)-SV.3) LS Okinawa beach, tracer fire directed toward it, smoke columns on beach-SV.QUALITY: GENERALLY GOOD."National Archives Identifier: 78109 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, ple...
Keywords: United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan -- Okinawa Island
Downloads: 27
[movies]Carriers Underway (Primarily The USS Essex), 12/27/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #242.  National Archives  description: "LS Line of CVA's. G to A Flak bursts in the sky: flag in FG. LS Two CVA's in line, both of them firing their guns.G to A Flak bursts. LS Line of ships firing guns. LS TBF making a landing approach. MLS Two CVE's underway (side by side). LS Three-quarter view of two carriers underway (one a CV; the other a CVE); BB and CA following in line...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; USS Essex (CV-9); World War II; USS Essex; Avenger (Fighter Plane)
Downloads: 21
[movies]December 7th (MN-2862 - 2868), 1941 - United States. Navy
National Archives description: "1) MS Battleship sunk and burning in Pearl Harbor; small craft around BB turned over.2) CU Calif. class BB sunk to main deck; fire burning in BG; tugs spraying water on BB in FG.3) CU USS OKLAHOMA (BB-37) turned over on side; small barge alongside. G4) MS BB sunk to main deck.5) MS Fire raging from sunken BB"s. G6) CU Looking down over what is left of burned out aircraft...
Keywords: WWII; Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack On, 1941; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War, 1939-1945; Honolulu (Hawaii)
Downloads: 54
[movies]Mine Sweeping & Attack Of Balikapapan, Borneo, 07/02/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #14155. National Archives description "1) CU Crew of mine sweeper rigs out (paravane) preparatory to sweeping operation.2) LS Coast of Balikapapan, Borneo, pre-invasion bombardment from planes, smoke columns & explosions are seen-SV.3) CU Officers on bridge use binoculars to watch shereline.4) LS Bombs explode on shore of Balikapapan, Borneo.5) MS YMS sweeping along shore, Japanese shells landing around it in water.6) LS Mine sweeper burns from shell hit on stern.7...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Borneo
Downloads: 8
[movies]Sailors Mount 20mm Guns Beach Defense, Tongatabu Island, 07/11/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1197. National Archives description "1) MS Sailors mount 20MM, shore BG. 2) SCU Sailors place 20MM on mount-shore BG. 3) SCU 20MM gun mounted, sailor loads magazine. 4) CU Gunner. 5) MS Small trailer moves along loaded, stops, sailors remove 20MM guns-SV. 6) SCU Gun's crew." National Archives Identifier: 75880 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a d...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Tonga
Downloads: 11
[movies]Invasion Of Guam: Damage, 07/25/1944 - United States. Navy
Extracted from Naval Photographic Center film #4796 "Invasion Of Guam: OA [SIC] Bombards Is.: Gen. Smith Smith Approaches Beach In Duck, 07/25/1944". National Archives description "1) GV Large explosion on beach. 2) MS-GV Wrecked bldgs. & map ordnance equipment (damage caused by Naval barrage).-SV 3) MCU Gen. Holland Smith & Marines approach beach in duck. 4) MS 8" salvo from CA. 5) MS Officers on bridge CA.6) HS 8" guns fire 3-gun salvo-SV.7) GV Guam under bombardment...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Guam
Downloads: 16
[movies]Japanese Air Attack, 04/05/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #7702 Film begins with aerial views from airplane in flight. Then views of planes on carrier.  Crew on deck. Cargo unloaded. Plane takes off from carrier and crashes into ocean. Then view of ship afire, on horizon.  View on carrier of flight operations. Scenes of AA guns firing and planes shot down. National Archives description doesn't seem to fit:"1) Bugler sounds bugle call "& bos"n pipes call into inter-com wall phone.2) HS Ammunition ship alongside during tr...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, Japanese; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; Kamikaze Pilots -- Japan; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 21
[movies]1945 U.S. Submarine Film Of Coast Of Japan - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #15512. National Archives description "1) MCU Periscope shot Russian cargo ship-SV. 2) LS-Pan Periscope shot: Coast of Japan-SV (pan to fast). 3) MCU Periscope shot: Japanese cargo listing heavily to starboard. 4) LS Radio station taken through periscope. 5) LS Cargo junk taken through periscope. 6) LS-Pan Coast line Japan, showing villages & bldgs.-SV (pan to fast)...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations -- Submarine; WWII In Color; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy
Downloads: 25
[movies]Salvage Of S.S. Normandie, New York, 08/10/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #4982. National Archives description " 1) MS-GV NORMANDIE leaning at angle alongside pier-SV. 2) GV Men work on deck, water runs over deck-SV. 3) MS Water runs on deck. 4) GV-MS Deck, workmen on dock FG-SV. 5) MS Men play hose on deck. 6) MS Water runs from deck." National Archives Identifier: 77300 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a...
Keywords: WWII; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; SS Normandie; World War, 1939-1945; Normandie (Steamship); World War II
Downloads: 12
[movies]Salvaging S.S. Normandie, New York, 08/09/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #5050. National Archives description "1) MS Naval architect, A. C. Siecke; Capt. John Tooker; & Capt. Bernard Manseau stand on dock, S.S. NORMANDIE BG. 2) MS NORMANDIE lies on side in water-SV. 3) MS Men work on ship, water pours from it. 4) MS S.S. NORMANDIE, two French sailors FG.QUALITY: FAIR" National Archives Identifier: 77313 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, pleas...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; SS Normandie; World War II; Normandie (Steamship)
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[movies]Temp. Bow Fitted To USS Honolulu (CL-48), She Leaves Espirito Santo, 08/04/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1843. National Archives description "1) CU Temporary bow. From boat, man paints bow-4V. 2) SHS Men working on dock. CU Anchor on deck. 3) SHS Anchor supported by sling, hoisted. GV Harbor. 4) GV Honolulu exits harbor shows temporary bow. 5) GV Stern view. MS Damaged bow. CL leaving harbor. 6) GV Honolulu moored to oiler-2V. 7) CU Man with megaphone. GV Men with steel plates-2V...
Keywords: WWII; USS Honolulu (CL-48); World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; USS Honolulu
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[movies]PBY On Patrol, 08/1942 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #16244. National Archives description "1) MS Gunners putting parachutes & 50 cal. machine gun into PBY-5.2) CU Plane crew climbing up past waist hatch, & pilot & co-pilot, into waist hatch in preparation for patrol.3) MS Plane Capt. & MM 1/c checking oil on engines before starting.4) MS Plane Capt. & MM 1/c turning engine over by hand in preparation for starting.5) MS Engines being started on PBY-5.6) MS 50 Cal...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. -- Navy -- Aviation; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; Seaplanes -- United States
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[movies]Salvage Of SS Normandie New York, 08/08/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #4985. National Archives description "1) MS Men adjust diver"s equipment-SV. 2) MS Divers hauled over side of barge-SV. 3) MS Divers submerge-SV. 4) GV NORMANDIE on her side in dock, cameraman with camera FG. 5) GV-Pan NORMANDIE, barges, docks, spectators on dock. 6) CU Cameramen-SV. 7) MS NORMANDIE. 8) GV NORMANDIE, 3 French sailors FG. 9) CU Deck NORMANDIE-SV. 10) GV NORMANDIE silhouetted against New York skyline...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; SS Normandie; World War II; Normandie (Steamship)
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[movies]Salvage Operations On S.S. Normandie, New York, 08/18/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #4980. National Archives description "1) GV Night shot--NORMANDIE capsized alongside dock-SV (some shaky). 2) GV NORMANDIE capsized alongside dock (under-cranked). 3) MS NORMANDIE raised. 4) CU Stripped deck of NORMANDIE-SV. 5) GV Many workers on dock, diver submerges alongside dock. 6) MS NORMANDIE capsized alongside dock. 7) MCU-Pan Depth indicator. 8) HS Hoses play on deck NORMANDIE...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; SS Normandie; World War II; Normandie (Steamship)
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[movies]Views Of S.S. Normandie Listing, New York, 08/12/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #5172. National Archives description "1) MS NORMANDIE at angle alongside pier, angle indicator & cable FG-SV.2) GV NORMANDIE, dock FG.QUALITY: FAIR"  National Archives Identifier: 77384 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself...
Keywords: WWII; SS Normandie; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; Normandie (Steamship); World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American
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[texts]The Battle Of The Coral Sea - United States. Navy. Office of Naval Intelligence
The Battle of the Coral Sea: Consisting of the Actions at Tulagi, May 4th, off Misima, May 7th, and in the Coral Sea on May 8th, 1942. Part of the U.S. Navy Office of Naval Intelligence "Combat Narratives" series of books. The Battle of the Coral Sea Our forces joined The action at Tulagi on May 4th Observations Events between Tulagi and Misima The action off Misima, May 7th The air groups The Lexington group The Yorktown group Combat air patrol on May 7th Results of the May 7th The action of Ma...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; US Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; Coral Sea, Battle of the, 1942
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[movies]Mine Sweeping Training Near Norfolk, VA, 08/20/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1770. National Archives description "1) LS 4 YNSs underway, buoy alongside ship.2) CU Depth charges lowered to deck.3) SHS Buoy anchored, 2nd one is dropped-SV.4) MS MB approaches (choppy). LS 2 YNSs underway.5) MS-Pan 2 SBDs in formation, pass.6) LS Mine markers. MS YNS-SV.7) LS YNS fires on mine, splashes." National Archives Identifier: 76194 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from thes...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; Minesweepers; Dauntless (Dive bomber)
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[movies]Salvage Of S.S. Normandie - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #5064. National Archives description "1) CU MS S.S. NORMANDIE lying on side alongside dock-SV.2) HS Workmen on barges work with hoses, etc., crane lifts piece of damaged ship.3) GV NORMANDIE lying on side alongside dock-SV.4) GV Salvage operations on USS NORNANDIE, series of pictures made at different times during operation-SV.5) HS Men splice piece on depth indicator.6) GV NORMANDIE gradually assumes upright position.QUALITY: GOOD" National Archives Identifier: 77...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; SS Normandie; World War II; Normandie (Steamship)
Downloads: 6
[movies]Salvage Of SS Normandie, New York, 08/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #5068. National Archives description "1) MS S.S. NORMANDIE on her side in dock-SV. 2) GV Men work on deck. QUALITY: FAIR" National Archives Identifier: 77322
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; SS Normandie; Normandie (Steamship); World War II
Downloads: 8
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